Tony Hillerman series set in New Mexico and following Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee - Navajo tribal policemen.
In The Fallen Man, retired officer Joe Leaphorn, and Jim Chee embark on a quest to find out how a man fell to his death on Ship Rock mountain eleven years ago. Complicating their interviews of witnesses is a sniper on the Navajo reservation and brazen cattle thefts. Tony Hillerman weaves a complicated story in the midst of tribal traditions. Many of his novels have been adapted into movies.